ICA: Drumshanbo I.C.A. will hold their first monthly meeting on Thursday 25th October at 8pm with a demonstration on Macramé. New members are very welcome. If you are new to the locality why not come along and meet new people and enjoy our various arts and crafts. Céad míle fáilte to all.
HAUNTED HOUSE!: An Tóstal presents Drumshanbo’s Haunted House in Molloys Church Street. Saturday 27th October: Small Scares 7-8pm, Big Scares 8-9pm. Wednesday 31st October: Small Scares 7-8.30pm, Big Scares 8.30-10.00pm. Admission €3.
CLOTHING COLLECTION: The Parents Association of St. Patrick’s national school is organizing a clothing and mobile phone collection this Thursday 25th. New and used clothes, shoes, belts, handbags etc would be appreciated. Mobile phones should be placed in separate bags from clothing. Items should be left in to the school before 3.30pm.
THE BASE CAFE: The café is NOW OPEN as follows; Wednesdays: 4pm –---5pm-- 4th class young people 5.30pm —7pm -- 5th class young people. Fridays: 5.30pm - 7pm 6th class young people. Friday afternoon – 2.15pm - 5pm post primary young people only drop in. Music CD will be launched in November. Drama Project for young people aged 10- 14 staring on Thursday November 8th and soccer on Wednesdays evenings after mid term, call in for details. A healthy eating active living project is starting also. The Wednesday groups are having a Halloween party this Wednesday, prizes for best costume. The Friday drop in group are joining other café young people in a Halloween outdoor pursuits activity in Rinn river adventure centre on Sat 27th . Bus leaves café at 10am. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0719641721. Check out The Base Facebook page and join us.
VOLUNTEER NEEDED: If you have 1 or 2 hours to spare per week in your busy life and would like to help young people at this stage in their lives, please come to meeting. We provide support, leadership training, child protection training, gárda vetting and insurance.
SHOE BOX APPEAL: Clare McLoughlin who has volunteered with Outreach Moldova,an Irish charity, for the past 5 years has launched her Annual Christmas Appeal for shoebox presents for children in the Orphanage. Outreach Moldova runs 2 Orphanages in Moldova, there are 100 children aged from a few weeks to 7years and in the second one located in Hincesti there are currently over 300 abandoned or orphaned children/young adults with disability and children with chronic illness. These girls and young women range from 4 years to 20 plus. You are asked to donate items such as baby powder, soap, sudacream, baby shampoo, toys for little ones in the babies orphanage while I the older children/young adults orphanage, items such as deodorant, underwear, toothpaste, tootbrushes, hairbrushes, hair clips/bands and any kind of girly things such as bracelets/bangles and of course sweets. Please do not include scarves or gloves. Please add €4 for the transportation of the box to Moldova. For further information contacts Clare on 086 8826929 or 071-9641115. Boxes can be dropped into Clare at St.Patrick’s NS and must be ready by 11th November.
LEITRIM AND THE 1641 REBELLION: As part of their Winter Lecture Programme, Ballinamore Library is hosting a lecture “Leitrim and the 1641 Rebellion” at 8.30pm on Wednesday 24th October. The speaker is Dr Brendan Scott, a lecturer in early modern history at the history department in NUI Maynooth. He has published extensively on religion and society in Tudor and Stuart Ireland and is editor of the Breifne historical journal. Admission to this lecture is free with All welcome.
HANDBALL TRAINING: Handball training in Mayflower Community centre every Friday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.All is welcome.
THE REAL McCOY: Have you ever laughed for two hours? If you’d like to, then come and see.... “It’s The Real Mc Coy”, a brand new 3 Act Irish comedy that will have you in stitches, written and directed by Tommy Marren (Midwest Radio), the follow up play to “The Banshee of Crokey Hill”. The play will be held in Killenummery Hall, Ballinagar, Dromahair on this Friday 26th and Saturday October 27th. Tickets are available from Mary McHugh, Market Square, Drumkeerin, Tel 071 9648310, priced at €15 each. Play starts at 8pm. All proceeds on the nights go to St. Joseph’s National School, Killenummery.
MEETING: Senior Citizens meet on this afternoon (Wed) at 2pm in Áras Phádraig. An Hour of tea and chat. All welcome.
WARMER HOMES PROJECT: Leitrim Development Company. Laird House invites applications for the Warmer Homes Project. For further details, please contact Máirín Heron on 9640771.
CURA: If you are concerned about an unplanned Pregnancy and would like to talk to someone in confidence, you can contact CURA on Lo-Call 1850 622626. All CURA services are FREE & CONFIDENTIAL.
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